Tamisha Iman is the stage name of Will Crawford, a drag queen based in Atlanta, Georgia and a contestant on Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race. She is known for her high experience in pageantry and being a Drag Legend.
Drag Name Origin
As professed in an Instagram Live, when she entered her first ball, she was forced to choose a name. Her first name, Tamisha, is the name of her biological daughter. Her last name, Iman is the first name of the famous model.
|Season Competed:||Season 13|
|Maxi Challenges Won:||TBA|
|Mini Challenges Won:||TBA|
|Times as Team Captain:||TBA|
|Times in Bottom Two:||TBA|
- "Holla’ at me, I know you know me, holla’ at me I know you know me. Tamisha is here!" (Entrance Quote)
- "Thank you, I'm into fashion."
- "The lady said go home!”
- "There ain't no twist! The twist is: we twistin' to the door!"
- "Well, I'm the only black girl, so don't vote me off."
- I hear another 'UH!'" (in reference to Kahmora Hall)
- "I think people are gonna be surprised that an old broom, like myself, can still sweep!"
- Tamisha has won three national drag pageant titles, Miss National 1996, Miss Black Universe 2000 and Miss GayUSofA 2005. She also placed third at National Entertainer of the Year (EOY) 2002 and 2003.
- Tamisha is the drag mother of LaLa Ri, a fellow contestant on Season 13.
- This makes Tamisha the first queen to compete against her drag daughter.
- Tamisha has been doing drag since 1990, as seen on her website.
- At age 49 at the time of competing, Tamisha is the oldest contestant from season 13.
- Tamisha took an 8 year long hiatus from drag in 2010 to 2018, as she had lost her passion for the art.
- She has 60+ living drag children, and 30+ that have passed away, as she said an Instagram Live.
- One of her drag children is the late Tandi Iman Dupree (1978-2005), best known for dropping into a split from the ceiling during a performance. She was mentioned in Season 13 Episode 3.
- Tamisha is not related to Mercedes Iman Diamond despite their common name.
- As revealed an Instagram Live, she and Jasmine Masters have the same birthday, but not the same birth year.
- She also has the same birthday as Alexis Michelle.
- Tamisha was originally cast on Season 12, but was later replaced after being diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer (which she fought through and recovered from). It was presumed that she was replaced by Jaida Essence Hall, though it was later confirmed to be Nicky Doll.
- She has two biological daughters, and one biological son.
- She is the drag aunt of Kennedy Davenport.
- Janet Jackson featured her lipsync against Symone in her Instagram stories.
- You can buy the Tamisha Iman Signature Leather High Top Sneakers at her website, which have become a meme on social media among Drag Race fans.
Season 13 Looks
|Denali • Elliott with 2 Ts • Gottmik • Joey Jay • Kahmora Hall • Kandy Muse • LaLa Ri • Olivia Lux • Rosé • Symone • Tamisha Iman • Tina Burner • Utica Queen|
|RuPaul • Michelle Visage • Carson Kressley • Ross Matthews|
|Jason Carter • Bruno Carvalho • Bryce Eilenberg|